2 Peter 1:16
“For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty.”
Scientists who believe in evolution will argue that similarities between different species are the result of evolution. They say that similarities between humans and apes show that we are closely related. The fact that we are so unlike sponges or microbes, says this argument, shows that we have evolved much further.
The problem with this argument is that it often leads to absurd conclusions. Take, for example, the discovery that a chemical in the brains of cockroaches closely resembles two human hormones. Does that mean that humans evolved from cockroaches? Evolutionists are quick to deny an evolutionary link between humans and cockroaches. However, they add that humans and cockroaches must have a common ancestor.
Or, consider the protein abbreviated CK that is found in the brains of many species. Evolutionists would expect that the CK would be most similar in the most closely related species. From what evolutionists say, one would expect humans and apes to have the most similar CK. However, when scientists compared all the CK information they have, the two most closely related creatures turned out to be the domestic housefly and the African elephant!
When facts such as these are interpreted in terms of the theory of evolution, it simply flies in the face of reason, but this is the only option when the Creator God of the Bible is denied.
Dear Lord, I ask that You would help me to identify those foolish claims made by men who call the truth of Your Word into question. Increase my thirst for the truth of Your Word. Amen.
Katie Tyndall. 1986. “Man and Roach. Pet Microchips.” Insight, Nov. 3, p. 50. Creation ExNihilo, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 37. Photo: Cockroach in Baltic amber. Courtesy of Anders L. Damgaard. Licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2.